Analyze the growing weariness of and resistance to story that various characters express in this novel.

At the outset of the novel, Richard, who is suicidal, has “had it with story”

Analyze the growing weariness of and resistance to story that various characters express in this novel.

What is Smith showing about the power, effect, or consequence of story on people’s lives, and how does this reflect the concerns of “plague writing” we’ve discussed so far this semester?